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Social studies projects in the Evangeline Parish public schools are due TOMORROW, Feb. 22nd!  Public schools in the parish are closed today for President’s Day, but the Evangeline Parish Library system is open.

Students who wait until this afternoon to try to compose their projects on public access computers at the library are reminded that time is only one-half hour if others are waiting, and a maximum of three more half hour sessions if nobody is waiting.  When others are waiting, patrons have to give up the computer after the first half hour and go back on the waiting list.  Also, patrons are reminded that they MUST have their Evangeline Parish library card physically with them in order to use the computers.

Parents, please urge your students NOT to wait and to get to the library as early as possible today, Feb. 21st, if they have a project due tomorrow.  Please also ensure that they have their library card with them. 

We anticipate waiting lists for computer use this afternoon and students may have to wait and/or not receive enough time to complete their projects if they have waited until the afternoon before they are due in order to do them.

Computer Foundations for adults (age 16 and up): Class will meet from 9 to 5.  Schedule is as follows:

  • Pine Prairie Branch Library, Mon. Feb. 21
  • Basile Branch Library, Tues., Feb. 22
  • Mamou Branch Library, Wed., Feb. 23
  • Turkey Creek Branch Library, Thurs., Feb. 24
  • Main Library/Headquarters (Ville Platte), Fri., Feb. 25

Call 1-888-487-2700 for more information or to register.  Walk-ins will also be accepted on a space available basis.

This class is being provided by the State Library of Louisiana as part of the BroadbandUSA grant.

Due to the coming ice situation, the Evangeline Parish Library system (main and all branches) will close at noon.  We may or may not be open tomorrow, Fri. Feb. 4th, dependent upon weather and road conditions.  If we do open Friday, we may open late and/or close early.  The main library will probably be open for its regular Saturday hours on Feb. 6th (8 to 12).  For more information, please check this space or listen to KVPI radio.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  If you have any questions, you may contact Mary the director at (337) 831-4281.

  • Friday Jan. 28: Ville Platte, 9 to 5: Microsoft Word Level 1
  • Monday Feb. 7th: Pine Prairie, 9 to 5: Microsoft Word Level 2
  • Wednesday Feb. 9th: Mamou, 9 to 5: Microsoft Word Level 2
  • Friday Feb. 11th: Ville Platte, 9 to 5: Microsoft Word Level 2
  • Monday Feb. 21: Pine Prairie, 9 to 5: Computer Foundations
  • Tues. Feb. 22: Basile, 9 to 5: Computer Foundations
  • Wed. Feb. 23: Mamou, 9 to 5: Computer Foundations
  • Thurs. Feb. 24: Turkey Creek, 9 to 5: Computer Foundations
  • Fri. Feb. 25: Ville Platte, 9 to 5: Computer Foundations

Walk-ins accepted on space available basis.

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3:30 pm Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
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Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
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Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
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3:30 pm Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
Sep 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
We’ve heard from many adults who speak local French that they would like to have a place to gather to speak French while visiting. So, we are offering an opportunity for folks to join Mrs.[...]
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3:30 pm Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
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Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
5:29 pm Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Sep 24 @ 5:29 pm – 6:29 pm
Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Tuesday Crocheting (when Ms. Pat Fontenot is available) @ 5pm. (This is a drop in class offered by a volunteer and may not occur every week.)
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1:00 pm Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
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Lean how to quilt! Ages 16- 99 (classes or offered as six week classes)
3:30 pm Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
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Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
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3:30 pm Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
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3:30 pm Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
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Mother Goose Story Hour @ Evangeline Parish Library
Ms. Pat’s Mother Goose Story Hour with crafts, movie & activities.
5:29 pm Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
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Crocheting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
Tuesday Crocheting (when Ms. Pat Fontenot is available) @ 5pm. (This is a drop in class offered by a volunteer and may not occur every week.)
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1:00 pm Quilting @ VILLE PLATTE LIBRARY
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Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
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Allons Parler En Français? @ Evangeline Parish Library
We’ve heard from many adults who speak local French that they would like to have a place to gather to speak French while visiting. So, we are offering an opportunity for folks to join Mrs.[...]